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FaithScripture Reflections
Rachel Lu
A Reflection for the Feast of St. Thomas, Apostle, by Rachel Lu
FaithScripture Reflections
Valerie Schultz
A Reflection for Monday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time, by Valerie Schultz
Arts & CultureIdeas
Michael O’Brien
"Magdalene: I am the utterance of my name" is advocating for setting the record straight on one of Christianity’s most vital disciples.
This week on “Jesuitical,” Zac and Ashley struggle to resist the temptation to “type” each other as they learn about the Enneagram from Liz Orr, author of “The Unfiltered Enneagram: A Witty and Wise Guide to Self-Compassion.”
Former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden participate in their first U.S. presidential campaign debate in Atlanta June 27, 2024. (OSV News photo/Brian Snyder, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
Keeping President Biden on the ballot is like telling voters: “Trust us. Don’t believe your eyes and ears.”
Politics & SocietyNews Analysis
Bill McCormick, S.J.
Many watching last night’s debate wondered if this was the end for Joe Biden. But I could not help but wonder if this was the end of presidential debates.
Kevin Costner in “Horizon: An American Saga,” the first of four planned films on the birth of a single town in the West 
Arts & CultureInterviews
Kevin Christopher Robles
With “Horizon: An American Saga,” Mr. Costner has realized an idea 36 years in the making.
Colleen Dulle
Cardinal Seàn O’Malley, head of the pope’s abuse commission, has written a letter to the Roman Curia urging them to stop using the artwork of the disgraced former Jesuit priest and alleged abuser Marko Rupnik.
Inside the Vatican
In this episode of “Inside the Vatican,” veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell and host Colleen Dulle explain the charges against the Vatican’s former nuncio to the U.S., and what happens next in his extrajudicial disciplinary process.
Arts & CulturePoetry
Jon Saviours
When storms of change recalibrate reality, Rewrite the code that holds the cosmos together.
Arts & CulturePoetry
Hannah Ahn
let me rub your aching soles withs frankincense and myrrh
Arts & CulturePoetry
Kirby Michael Wright
Coyotes howl as they circle
Arts & CultureBooks
Michael T. Rizzi
In her new book, '(R)evolutionary Hope: A Spirituality of Encounter and Engagement in an Evolving World,' Kathleen Bonnette has brought St. Augustine’s philosophy into dialogue with 21st-century reality in ways that would impress even modern mindfulness gurus and internet pundits.
Arts & CultureBooks
Joseph P. Creamer
In 'The West,' Naoíse Mac Sweeney tackles the history of the idea of the West through 14 portraits of both famous (Herodotus and Gladstone) and lesser-known historical figures (Phillis Wheatley and Tullia d’Aragona).
Arts & CultureBooks
Brianne Jacobs
In 'Who’s Afraid of Gender?,' Judith Butler contends that the contemporary backlash to “gender” is an attempt to recapture the transforming power structure and return to the (days when it was simple to use gender to organize power in the world.
Arts & CultureBooks
Karen Peterson-Iyer
In 'Incarnating Grace: A Theology of Healing From Sexual Trauma,' Julia Feder is not only concerned with rejecting dangerous theological projects that have misled (and mistreated) survivors; she is also keen to plumb the depths of the Christian tradition more positively, for resources that offer meaning, courage and hope.
FaithFaith in Focus
Bruce T. Morrill
We can participate in the Eucharistic revival by growing in knowledge and devotion to this most important sacramental liturgy.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jack Figge
After seven friends joined the seminary, I couldn’t help but wonder if I should too.
FaithFaith in Focus
Abby Jorgensen
The lessons we teach in some parishes are not coming from God.
FaithFaith and Reason
Jana Bennett
If we wish to embrace Christian belief and practice, our theological conversation must include open discussions of disability—including how the notion of 'imago Dei' is used in our theological considerations of what it means to possess infinite dignity.